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Memories of ConFoo

February 26, 2015 Published by //

Setting This past week Nexmo attended the ConFoo Web Development Conference in Montreal, Canada. Around 600 developers, speakers, sponsors, and organizers were surrounded by a thick blanket of snow and gray skies as they made their way to the top floor of the Bonaventure building in the heart of Montreal to escape the frigid temperatures […]
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Fancy a Trip to Amsterdam, At No Charge?

February 24, 2015 Published by //

The 10th edition of The Next Web Conference will be held on April 23-24, 2015 in Amsterdam, bringing together thousands of innovative minds in one jam-packed event, to learn and discuss the latest web trends, best business practices and meet some of the world’s most influential leaders in technology and innovation. The annual meetup will […]
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What is VoiceXML?

February 21, 2015 Published by // //

If you’re just getting started building phone-enabled applications, you may be wondering what exactly VoiceXML is used for. In this post I’ll give an overview of what VoiceXML is, what it’s used for, and the general components of a VoiceXML document. In a nutshell, VoiceXML is like HTML for a phone call: it describes what […]
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Improving Women’s Health in Malawi

February 18, 2015 Published by // //

World’s First Program Provides Medical Care Via SMS & Voice Messages Here is another reason why Nexmo is special: our technology has a direct impact on making people’s lives better. It’s incredibly rewarding whenever we see our products help connect people when they need it the most. You may have missed how we worked with […]
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Stopping Scams at the Door of Love

February 15, 2015 Published by // //

Finding love online is hard. When you throw in the potential for fraud and financial scams it could be enough to make anybody give up. For online dating companies like Dates of Asia, user abandonment is a worst case scenario. Dates of Asia started out using an email-based registration validation system to try to reduces […]
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Sifting for Spammers and Scammers

February 10, 2015 Published by //

Nobody wants to be the victim of fraud or the recipient of unwelcome spam, and no app or service provider wants to harbour a spammer or scammer. As a B2C company, it’s not just a question of liability or looking out for your customer’s best interest. At worst, an app or service provider’s reputation is at […]
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What are Business Critical Communications?

February 4, 2015 Published by //

In the hyper-connected world of mobile internet, users have become accustomed to having information constantly available at the exact moment it’s needed. I sometimes find myself getting almost irrationally frustrated when there is even a slight delay in something such as waiting for a message to be delivered or my email not downloading properly (I […]
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